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Graduate Record 2007-2008 
    
Graduate Record 2007-2008 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

SOC 542 - Social Stratification


Studies the distribution of rewards and punishments and the resulting social inequalities in cross-cultural and historical perspective. Analyzes negative liabilities such as arrest, imprisonment, unemployment, and stigmatization, and positive assets such as education, occupation, income, and honor. Draws on the literature of both stratification and deviance/criminology. Focuses on the distributive aspects of power and the resulting social formations such as classes, and status groups. (Y)

Prerequisites & Notes
Prerequisite: SOC 503, 711 or their equivalent, or instructor permission.

Credits: 3